Educational Technology News
April 26, 2015

Latest Headlines
updated 11:28am EDT

More Educational Technology News
April 26, 2015

Literacy App Improves School Readiness in at-Risk Preschoolers

Apr. 19, 2015 — Using mobile apps in preschool classrooms may help improve early literacy skills and boost school readiness for low-income children, according to research. "Guided use of an educational app may ... read more

Devices or Divisive: Mobile Technology in the Classroom

Apr. 17, 2015 — Little is known about what teachers think about how mobile technology in the classroom will affect the development of students' non-cognitive skills, such as empathy, self-control, problem ... read more

Are Health Apps Beneficial for Healthy People?

Apr. 14, 2015 — Health apps have the potential to make a broad impact on the health of the general population, argues one expert. But another explains that there is not enough evidence to support such claims and ... read more

Kindergartners Who Shared iPads in Class Scored Higher on Achievement Tests

Apr. 10, 2015 — A promising study found that kindergartners in classes with shared iPads significantly outscored their peers on achievement tests who were in classes that had no iPads or classes with iPads for each ... read more

Mar. 31, 2015 — Video games not only sharpen the visual processing skills of frequent players, they might also improve the brain's ability to learn those skills, according to a new study. Gamers showed faster ... read more

Mar. 18, 2015 — Today, a new app for the iPad was released that could change the way wildlife is monitored in the ... read more

Mar. 4, 2015 — Who is the teacher: the student or the machine? By showing a robot how to write letters, children improve their writing skills and gain ... read more

Virtual Patient: Avatar Shows Emotions as He Talks to Med Students

Feb. 25, 2015 — The avatars in the Virtual Patient Project give medical students life-like practice in interviewing patients, delving into health histories and narrowing possible diagnoses. These avatars were ... read more

Cyberbystanders: Most Don't Try to Stop Online Bullies

Feb. 24, 2015 — In a new study, 221 college students participated in an online chat room in which they watched a fellow student get “bullied” right before their eyes. Only 10 percent of the students who noticed ... read more

Feb. 19, 2015 — A new report on how teachers use video games in classrooms identifies features they find most useful to track student learning, as well as gaps where better tools could help link games more closely ... read more

Technology Changing Teacher's Role

Feb. 16, 2015 — Along with technological development, traditional teaching methods have been challenged by various technologically enhanced teaching and learning methods. This trend has received mixed reactions: On ... read more

Wikipedia Use: Nothing to Be Ashamed About, Experts Say

Feb. 11, 2015 — Academics and students alike should be making better use of Wikipedia, a major study of digital technology use in Higher Education has ... read more

Developing Smart Services in the Cloud

Feb. 3, 2015 — Cloud-based platform helps systematically design and implement smart services. More and more manufacturing companies are looking to build on their success by expanding their core business to include ... read more

Mobile and Interactive Media Use by Young Children: The Good, the Bad and the Unknown

Jan. 30, 2015 — Mobile devices are everywhere and children are using them more frequently at young ages. The impact these mobile devices are having on the development and behavior of children is still relatively ... read more

Jan. 28, 2015 — Mobile apps have proved to be valuable educational tools, but laboratory instructors thus far have been limited to using mobile devices only for virtual laboratories with simulated experiments. Now, ... read more

Results of Sun-Safety Mobile App Released

Jan. 28, 2015 — A smartphone mobile app that can provide personalized, real-time sun protection advice improved some sun protection behavior, according to an ... read more

Jan. 26, 2015 — Significant gains in the understanding of angles and angle measurements by elementary school students are seen in those who performed body-based tasks while interacting with a Kinect for Windows ... read more

Jan. 26, 2015 — Oculus Rift, a gaming headset, can help teach nurses how to communicate better, researchers suggest. The Oculus Rift headset gives your body and your mind the powerful experience of being in a ... read more

Digital Storytelling Promotes HIV/AIDS Education in Africa

Jan. 26, 2015 — Children from poor backgrounds and with no previous technological experience are able to use digital storytelling to share their secrets and fears online, shows a recent doctoral thesis. The author ... read more

Tablet Computers Good Medium for Educational Materials

Jan. 22, 2015 — It's increasingly important for educators to understand how mobile technology such as touch-screen tablets can enhance learning instead of being classroom distractions, says a professor of ... read more

Sunday, April 19, 2015
Friday, April 17, 2015
Tuesday, April 14, 2015
Friday, April 10, 2015
Tuesday, March 31, 2015
Wednesday, March 18, 2015
Wednesday, March 4, 2015
Wednesday, February 25, 2015
Tuesday, February 24, 2015
Thursday, February 19, 2015
Monday, February 16, 2015
Wednesday, February 11, 2015
Tuesday, February 3, 2015
Friday, January 30, 2015
Wednesday, January 28, 2015
Monday, January 26, 2015
Thursday, January 22, 2015
Wednesday, January 21, 2015
Tuesday, January 20, 2015
Tuesday, January 13, 2015
Sunday, January 11, 2015
Monday, December 22, 2014
Friday, December 19, 2014
Tuesday, December 16, 2014
Tuesday, December 9, 2014
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
Monday, November 10, 2014
Monday, November 3, 2014
Thursday, October 30, 2014
Tuesday, October 28, 2014
Tuesday, October 21, 2014
Monday, October 20, 2014
Friday, October 17, 2014
Thursday, October 16, 2014
Wednesday, October 8, 2014
Monday, October 6, 2014
Thursday, October 2, 2014
Friday, September 26, 2014
Monday, September 22, 2014
Thursday, September 18, 2014
Thursday, September 11, 2014
Wednesday, September 10, 2014
Tuesday, September 9, 2014
Friday, August 29, 2014
Thursday, August 28, 2014
Monday, August 25, 2014
Friday, August 22, 2014
Thursday, August 21, 2014
Sunday, August 17, 2014
Tuesday, August 12, 2014
Sunday, August 10, 2014
Tuesday, August 5, 2014
Monday, August 4, 2014
Wednesday, July 30, 2014
Tuesday, July 29, 2014
Thursday, July 24, 2014
Tuesday, July 15, 2014
Thursday, July 10, 2014
Wednesday, July 9, 2014
Tuesday, July 1, 2014
Tuesday, June 24, 2014
Monday, June 23, 2014
Wednesday, June 18, 2014
Thursday, June 5, 2014
Thursday, May 29, 2014
Thursday, May 22, 2014
Wednesday, May 21, 2014
Monday, May 19, 2014
Wednesday, May 14, 2014
Tuesday, May 6, 2014
Tuesday, April 29, 2014
Monday, April 28, 2014
Tuesday, April 22, 2014
Wednesday, April 16, 2014
Monday, April 14, 2014
Wednesday, April 9, 2014
Monday, April 7, 2014
Wednesday, April 2, 2014
Tuesday, April 1, 2014
Thursday, March 27, 2014
Thursday, March 20, 2014
Tuesday, March 18, 2014
Monday, March 17, 2014